Whistleblowers Win Key Ruling as Justices Reject Insurer's Case

Supreme Court: Violating the FCA's seal provision doesn't automatically require dismissal of complaint.

, The National Law Journal


The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday handed a big win to whistleblowers, ruling that a violation of the federal False Claims Act's secrecy requirement doesn’t automatically mean a complaint should be dismissed. The unanimous ruling, delivered by Justice Anthony Kennedy, upheld a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.

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